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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:17 am 
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zigzag wrote:
My dad brought over a large bicycle shaped box to me today. It contained various objects of a 1970s vintage.

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Pretty happy with the contents. Some surface rust (patina, damn it!) as you can see, but it's really rather spiffy.


Tease :twisted:


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:18 am 
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Location: Falkirk! But I am a Fifer so that's OK...
That is really rather nice nelly. Looks half way between bmx and cruiser, works rather well. Cranks are mmmmmm, oh yes. :D


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:22 pm 
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would this be ok ?

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26" american made chopper thing , nae gears , 1 rear pedal-back brake and the biggest bars i've ever seen pmsl :lol: :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 21, 2011 9:48 pm 
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Thats perfect Eck and I'd like a go if you brought it along :D


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 22, 2011 12:22 am 
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Id love to see you take the corners on that bad boy eck, you would get my vote ( if you lived that is).


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:54 pm 
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DaveDH has suggested a silly addition to our Innerleithen DH event. At the top is a huge old concrete reservoir tank now empty in which we could play a rough and ready game of bike polo :lol:


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 9:19 am 
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still not found anything suitable
tho that commando looked the biz , a bit too small and ,well too nice to
potentially wreck


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 30, 2011 1:52 pm 
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As I've said before I have a 16 inch wheeled shopper if you want a steed :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:53 pm 
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Go on someone do it on this,
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PENNY-FARTHING-BICYCLE-RETRO-VINTAGE-REPLICA-FUN-BIKE-/260893896681?pt=UK_Bikes_GL&hash=item3cbe7cefe9


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 2:06 pm 
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Not at that price, I've seen them on sale for £129 recently :lol:


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